Harold Dade

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Harold Dade
Real name Harold Dade
Weight(s) Featherweight
Height 5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Reach 68 in (168 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1923-03-24)March 24, 1923
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died July 17, 1962(1962-07-17) (aged 39)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 76
Wins 39
Wins by KO 53
Losses 31
Draws 6

Harold Dade (March 24, 1923 in Chicago, IL – July 17, 1962) was an American professional boxer in the Bantamweight division who held the World Bantamweight championship.

Amateur career[edit]

  • Won the 1940 Chicago Golden Gloves Championship in the flyweight (112 lb) division by decision over Gene Evans. Dropped a decision for the (112 lb) Intercity Championship to Demetrio Carabella.
  • Won the 1941 Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions in the flyweight (112 lb) division by decision over Paul Carbetta. He was on the short end of an unpopular decision at the Intercity matches in the same year against Diogenes Leon.
  • Runner up in the 1941 National AAU Championship in Boston, in the Flyweight Class. Dade defeated Tony Peppi of Boston in the semi-finals, before losing the final to Lawrence Torpy of Philadelphia.

Pro career[edit]

Dade turned pro in 1942 and captured the World Bantamweight championship in 1947 with a win over Manuel Ortiz.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Harold Dade - Lineal Bantamweight Champion". The Cyber Boxing Zone Encyclopedia. 

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Preceded by
Manuel Ortiz
World Bantamweight Champion
6 Jan 1947– 11 Mar 1947
Succeeded by
Manuel Ortiz